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Photographers Salary Information in Texas

The average annual and hourly salaries for photographers in the state of Texas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of photographers among Texas metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Photographers in Texas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17,480
25th Percentile Wage
$20,420
50th Percentile Wage
$26,330
75th Percentile Wage
$44,920
90th Percentile Wage
$65,650

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for photographers in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $65,650. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $26,330. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $17,480.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of photographers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$26,330
-5.92% -2.77%
2016
$27,890
-5.67% -
2015
$29,470
-0.20% -
2014
$29,530
4.13% -
2013
$28,310
4.42% -
2012
$27,060
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Photographers in Texas Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of photographers in some Texas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of photographers in state of Texas ranges from $19,280 to $37,760. The highest paying area for photographers in Texas is Waco with a median annual salary of $37,760. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos (mean annual salary $33,820). The lowest paying area is Longview with a median annual salary of $19,280.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Waco
$37,760
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$33,820
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$32,950
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$32,060
Fort Worth-Arlington
$31,000
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$29,020
College Station-Bryan
$28,730
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$28,520
Amarillo
$27,630
Lubbock
$27,130
Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area
$25,850
Corpus Christi
$24,640
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$24,080
Abilene
$23,730
Tyler
$23,220
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood
$23,180
Beaumont-Port Arthur
$22,990
El Paso
$22,760
Brownsville-Harlingen
$22,610
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission
$22,040
Longview
$19,280




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